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  • A row of Veolia electric refuse trucks in London
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    Bidirectional charging could unlock new potential for fleet electrification

    A recent pilot by Veolia in the UK could lead to a future where electric trucks can feed energy back into the grid rather than just paying for it. But the U.S. market is still in the early stages of incorporating EV technology.

    By David Richardson • April 1, 2024
  • A driver charges a Freightliner eM2 medium duty battery-electric truck.
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    Trucking interests blast EPA’s heavy-duty truck emissions rule

    Groups representing carriers and retailers expressed concern about the fallout from the regulations for model years 2027 through 2032.

    By April 1, 2024
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    Trendline

    Top 5 stories from Trucking Dive

    These five stories detail the top trends and issues facing the trucking and transportation industry. 

    By Trucking Dive staff
  • A fuel pump in focus in front of a line of waste trucks.
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    Deep Dive

    Low carbon fuels, credit programs help transition toward zero-emission policies

    Several state legislatures move toward fostering biogas initiatives.

    By Jacob Wallace • March 29, 2024
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    Landstar promotes sales leaders to new C-suite roles

    Matt Dannegger and Jim Applegate have been appointed to executive-level jobs to succeed Rob Brasher.

    By March 28, 2024
  • Trucks and passenger vehicles on a bridge with the Empire State Building in the background.
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    New independent contractor rule confusing, costly for small trucking fleets

    One New Jersey business has estimated that costs to switch drivers over to employees would be 30% to 40% higher.

    By March 27, 2024
  • In an aerial view, the cargo ship Dali sits in the water after running into and collapsing the Francis Scott Key Bridge on March 26, 2024 in Baltimore, Maryland.
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    Baltimore truckers, dockworkers brace for Key Bridge collapse effects

    The downed bridge is marooning the Port of Baltimore and threatening the region's supply chain.

    By March 27, 2024
  • A cargo ship struck and collapsed the Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore on March 26, 2024.
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    Port of Baltimore stops accepting export containers

    The state-owned Seagirt Marine Terminal will be closed Friday, according to an alert.

    By March 26, 2024
  • A cargo ship struck and collapsed the Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore on March 26, 2024.
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    Port of Baltimore halts vessel traffic after bridge collapse

    While trucks are still being processed, the loss of the Francis Scott Key Bridge is likely to disrupt port operations for some time.

    By March 26, 2024
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    Valley Companies elevates finance, sales leaders

    The Wisconsin-based brokerage’s latest promotions come as the business continues to roll out new services.

    By March 25, 2024
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    Enservco acquires dedicated freight and LTL carrier

    The oil field and well services company’s $5 million deal for Buckshot Trucking launches its entry into logistics. 

    By March 25, 2024
  • DAT Principal Analyst Dean Croke talks to audience members at a stage in the Kentucky Exposition Center.
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    Market has bottomed out, trucking speakers agree

    A prominent owner-operator and an industry analyst both made the same conclusion during the Mid-America Trucking Show.

    By March 22, 2024
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    ‘A true beacon’: JB Hunt’s next CEO inspires other women in trucking

    Shelley Simpson’s ascendance is a source of encouragement to those hoping to take on similarly influential roles in the male-dominated industry.

    By March 21, 2024
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    Trimac Transportation buys Feldspar Trucking to grow bulk transport footprint

    The Canada-based carrier expanded its U.S. operations with the purchase of the North Carolina company, adding to a long list of deals. 

    By March 21, 2024
  • Trucks with lights on during sunset in Nevada on a dessert roadway.
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    Deep Dive

    How industry leaders are analyzing overcapacity data

    Analysts see some rebalancing occurring. But the process appears slow.

    By March 21, 2024
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    C.H. Robinson’s former interim CEO retiring from board

    Scott Anderson led the brokerage for six months following the termination of Bob Biesterfeld in January 2023.

    By March 21, 2024
  • A Navistar truck drives under an overpass.
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    Navistar parent plans to pilot AV trucks by end of 2024

    Tests in Texas are already underway with plans to further develop major corridors in the Lone Star State.

    By March 20, 2024
  • Clean Freight Coalition leaders presented takeaways from a Roland Berger study at a virtual news conference.
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    Electrifying US trucking could cost nearly $1 trillion: study

    Fleets and charger operators would need to spend $620 billion, with utilities and the government paying $370 billion, per a Roland Berger report funded by the Clean Freight Coalition.

    By March 19, 2024
  • A Schneider National driver plugs an electric Freightliner eCascadia into a charger.
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    White House rolls out zero-emission freight corridor strategy

    The plan will guide zero-emission, medium- and heavy-duty truck charging and hydrogen fueling infrastructure deployment through 2040.

    By March 18, 2024
  • Montgomery Transportation Group flatbed desert
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    Montgomery Transportation Group hires DB Schenker vet as CEO

    Joe Jaska took the reins of the Alabama-based flatbed and oversized hauling specialist this month.

    By March 18, 2024
  • Yellow posted four signs announcing operations had ceased at the gate of its Hayward, California terminal.
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    Yellow asks court to toss employee class-action suit

    The bankruptcy happened too quickly for the company to provide the required 60 days’ notice before layoffs, the company said in a filing.

    By March 15, 2024
  • Front load truck collecting a container
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    National Waste & Recycling Association to extend fleet safety program

    NWRA and Together for Safer Roads are partnering to offer online training for companies with less than 100 trucks.

    By Megan Quinn • March 15, 2024
  • Ryder offers the largest network of used commercial vehicles for sale in the U.S., with 60 Used Truck Center (UTC) locations offering more than 4,000 pre-owned trucks, vans, and trailers for sale.
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    Ryder sells $900M in corporate bonds

    The notes for general corporate purposes mature in March 2027 and March 2029, according to the company.

    By March 14, 2024
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    What trucking data do you want to see?

    Trucking Dive is exploring changes to its weekly tracker. Weigh in with a quick five question survey.

    By March 14, 2024
  • A Werner tractor-trailer approaches an underpass on an interstate.
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    Trucking groups voice support for Werner in Texas nuclear verdict case

    The carrier and trucking interests want to overturn a roughly $100 million verdict.

    By March 13, 2024
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    Huck’s adds touchless payments for fleets

    The convenience retailer is the latest to add this capability as it seeks to win over more business from corporate accounts and professional drivers.

    By Jessica Loder • March 13, 2024